SelecTree: Tree Detail
SNOWY RIVER WATTLE
Photo Locations: UC Davis - Davis, CA, Leaning Pine Arboretum - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA and Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Southeastern Australia.
Additional Common Names
SNOWY RIVER WATTLE, BOORMAN ACACIA
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 10 - 20 feet.
Width: 5 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Lanceolate, Blue Green or Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Light Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 12 - 24.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia boormanii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Nov 15, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acacia-boormanii >
SelecTree Nursery Connection Map
Cal Poly / ESRI